Loch

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German loch, from Old High German loh, from Proto-Germanic *luką. Cognate with Old Saxon lok, Middle Low German lok, Middle Dutch loc, Old English loc (English lock), Old Norse lok, Swedish lock.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /lɔx/, [lɔx]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Loch n (genitive Lochs or Loches, plural Löcher, diminutive Löchlein n or Löchelchen n)

  1. hole
  2. (dentistry) cavity
  3. (colloquial) boring small town or village
  4. (colloquial) apartment, flat or house in a bad condition; dump

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